* 50 Years Ago (week of May 18-24, 1941): Homemakers Clubs of Howardand Anne Arundel counties convened a joint meeting on Wednesday at the new Ellicott City High School on Montgomery Road. R. F. Steinmeyerof the University of Maryland was the guest speaker and gave an address on "The Challenge to the Democratic Way of Life."
Coffee was served by the Ellicott City Homemakers, and the Anne Arundel County Chorus sang .
* The annual Doughoregan Manor Horse Show took place this week, attracting nearly 150 entries. Judges evaluated 20 categories, including various hunting, jumping and saddle classes. Proceeds from the event benefited the Howard County Public Health Associations.
25 Years Ago (week of May 15-21, 1966): State Sen. James Clark, D-Howard County, delivered a letter to the County Planning Commission in which heobjected to a recent decision that would result in all public schoolsites in the new city of Columbia being considered as "open space."